Who will grow our food when today’s farmers retire?
With the average farmer being 54 years old, who will grow our food, when today’s farmers retire?
Meet a Canadian seed saver: Owen Bridge, Annapolis Seeds
When he was 12 years old, Owen Bridge had an encounter that would change his life.
Rural youth are finding meaningful work close to home in Nicaragua
Youth cooperatives give young farmers the support they need to flourish. And seeds give them hope for the future.
Reversing extinction rates, one seed at a time
Caroline Chartrand saves the seeds Métis people in southern Manitoba saved for generations. She and the volunteers who work with her keep biodiversity alive.
Self-sufficiency means not having to rely on large seed companies every year
Loïc Dewavrin is a grain, soy and oil seed farmer – and a seed saver on a massive scale.
Disappearing corn: Making tortillas without the main ingredient
Climate change makes growing corn in parts of Central America near impossible. So these farmers are turning to a new/old grain to get by.
The secret life of seeds: Saving sorghum from the brink in Mali
Fanta is a mother of eight, grandmother to 13 and guardian to one very useful grain that everyone had thought lost for good.
Women coffee growers beating the odds in Honduras
“Ever since I was a little girl, I knew that farming was my thing to do. What I liked most was being in the field.”
Open sesame: Women are seeding change in Honduras with this tiny seed
Women farmers in Honduras just launched a new microenterprise specializing in all things sesame!
Agroecology on the front lines of shifting agriculture
Here’s how agroecology has been part of the shift to diversified food systems in countries where SeedChange works with local partners.
Breeding seeds for the climate crisis
Did you know Canada does not produce enough vegetable seed to meet farmers’ needs?
Farming toward equity: Transforming gender roles in Guatemala
By facilitating collaboration between women and men as researchers, Herlinda Matías Ramos is also transforming her community’s understanding of gender roles.
Jeidy always dreamed of running her own farm
In Honduras, it’s usually men who own land and manage crop sales. But Jeidy always dreamed of running her own farm. She loved growing food, and she wanted to earn her own income. But she wasn’t sure how.
Re-going organic in Nepal
Jit is been an ecological role model for his fellow farmers. With SeedChange, he shows farmers what’s possible when you go organic.
Lessons from the potato field: We need farmers’ knowledge
One of the most valuable resources available to farmers searching for sustainable, effective ways to grow food is simple yet often overlooked: other farmers.
Recipe for regeneration in Honduras
Then and now: for more than a decade, Isidora Garcia has been doing amazing work around sustainable agriculture in her community.
The onion seed: Shifting to local seed sources
When a community builds up its ability to grow, save and sell its own seeds, it isn’t just laying the solid foundations of its local food system.